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Will Prie Obsession To Perfection Be Claimed By Unusual Paranormal Love?Obsession Claimed by Zhu Hsia is an epic for fans of Philippines paranormal fantasy romanceZhu Hsia takes her readers on yet another romantic and mysterious journey. This time,MoreWill Prie Obsession To Perfection Be Claimed By Unusual Paranormal Love?Obsession Claimed by Zhu Hsia is an epic for fans of Philippines paranormal fantasy romanceZhu Hsia takes her readers on yet another romantic and mysterious journey. This time, her story is set in the Philippines where she weaves a magical and tragic love story from the past and present”where the elements combine, where myth and reality merge and the unbelievable becomes all too believable.In her late twenties, Prie Montenegro, heiress to her father’s publishing company, is the tough, snarky, editor-in-chief of Style magazine. A down-to-earth workaholic, she would rather be tortured than believe in the paranormal. However, when Prie’s estranged aunt dies in mysterious circumstances, she inherits a cryptic letter, a collection of old books of stories, myths and legends, and a curious wooden statue.”a realistic and beautifully carved piece of a young native man wearing nothing but a loincloth, which she has no intention of keeping. For there is something compelling about it, something creepily lifelike, and she doesn’t understand the oddly thrilling sensation it gives her, which she tries resolutely, to ignore.However, when the statue is delivered to her door, she reluctantly gives it houseroom and more, for the statue comes to life” but only at night, and Prie is precipitated into events so surreal as to threaten her very sanity.His name is Akil, a noble warrior born centuries ago and raised to protect a powerful and ancient clan representing the four elements: earth, air, fire and water. The disastrous end to a forbidden love affair caused Akil to flee the wrath of his clan and resulted in his being cursed by the spirits of the forest who trapped his soul in a tree.Akil is desperate to break the curse and return to his own kind, but he is also enthralled by the strange modern world inhabited by Prie”particularly junk food and television. In turn, Akil bewitches Prie, but she also knows that she must find the courage to discover the truth about him and free not only Akil’s soul, but also her own family, from his terrible curse. In order to do so though, she must make an agonizing decision.In her quest, Prie loses track of her real life and rushes headlong into a terrifying, but fascinating supernatural world populated by ancient tribes, deities and spirits”a world of myths and legends from which she is not sure she wants to escape.If youre a fan of Sophia Sharp, Anna Zaires, Bella Forrest, or Deborah Harkness then youll love Zhu Hsias new urban paranormal fantasy book too. This book is for anyone that likes urban science fiction, romance, paranormal, and fantasy elements in it.